Despite of rainy weather over 3200 children gathered to run in Tartu


Photo: Adam Illingworth

According to the preliminary data, 3204 children participated in the children's events of the 37th Tartu Forest Marathon at the Tähtvere Sports Park today, on May 11th.

In TILLUraces the number of participants was 2412. In MINImarathon a total of 792 children took part in.

Children of any age are welcomed to participate in Tartu Maraton's Mini Cube events. Participation is free of charge. Every finisher receives a medal which gives 20% discount in visiting Estonian National Museum, Aura Water Centre and Science Centre AHHAA.

Today's children’s events were a warm-up for tomorrow's (May 12th) main races of the 37th Tartu Forest Marathon, where 5, 10, 24 and 42 km distances can be run.

As of today, including yesterday's number of the Charity Run's participants, which is 2010 people, Tartu Forest Marathon's weekend's first two days has brought together in total of 5214 people.

Tartu Maraton’s children events' next stage will be held in two weeks, on May 25th, during the 38th Tartu Road Race cycling events. TILLUraces' and MINImarathons' starts will be given in Tartu at the beginning of the Turu street.